Student and Alumni Achievements

Johnny Blount (Religion & Philosophy ’13) was awarded a Lasallian Fellows Scholarship. The Lasallian Fellows Program is made possible by the generosity of CBU trustee Joyce Mollerup and her husband Bob Buckman. It is an annual fellowship program awarding $5,000 each to five members of the senior class whose scholarship, leadership and service reflect CBU’s Lasallian values. Lasallian values include being committed to the service of the under-served, being sensitive to social and community needs, and putting faith into action. Students are nominated for this award by members of the CBU faculty and staff and selected based on the above criteria.

Dennis Foley (Class of ’82) runs the Literary Blog, FOLEY SPEAK, which is currently seeking submissions for the following: creative essays, short stories, How To’s, food reviews, travel essays, rants, artwork, and other profound musings. This is a literary blog and new material is posted weekly. To stay within the blog format, keep the material somewhat short. If your material is selected, you will be featured as a guest writer. Visit our site to see the type of material we are looking for (please note that humor is always welcome) and submit your material via email to

Kim Gardner, senior Psychology major, is part of the research team for developmental studies of brain function. Gardner is spending several hours a week at the Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Center at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, helping to measure brain activity in children aged 1 to 4. The research is part of the large-scale Conditions Affecting Neurocognitive Development and Learning in Early Childhood (CANDLE) project, which is headed by the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Veronica Love (English, 2012) is attending law school at the University of Maryland. She is also acting as a Maryland Law Ambassador, which is similar to a CBU Presidential Ambassador.